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April


Wednesday, April 2
3:30-4:30
Lucas Hall 589 (LH589)
Blended Learning Circle: Week 5
Blending for Online
You need only attend either the Wednesday OR Friday meeting, not both.
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Friday, April 4
9:00 – 10:30 AM
CTL Conference Room – 589 Lucas
UMSL’s Tenure/Promotion Procedures and Guidelines for Preparing Dossiers: Guidance from the Senate Committees for Chairs of Departments and Ad Personam Committees
Members of the Senate ATP and NTT Promotion Committees clarify areas of the UMSL Tenure and Promotion Procedures that are often misinterpreted, and offer wisdom about preparing and formatting dossiers. This colloquium reviews the procedures that kick into action after candidates file their initial factual record, alerting responsible faculty to frequently-made mistakes, and providing hints about what committee members look for in a dossier.
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Friday, April 4
10:30-11:30
Lucas Hall 589 (LH589)
Blended Learning Circle: Week 5
Blending for Online
You need only attend either the Wednesday OR Friday meeting, not both.
More Information and Register

Friday, April 4                                     
1:00 - 2:30 PM 
CTL Conference Room - 589 Lucas
Faculty Colloquia: Preparing the Factual Record 
You plan to submit your papers for review, but what goes into the all-important Factual Record?  How do you work with your ad personam committee? What’s a dossier? Whether you will be reviewed for promotion or promotion with tenure, bring your questions and ideas to this informal session. Guidance and coffee will be served.
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Wednesday, April 16
3:30-4:30 PM
Express Scripts Hall 103 (ESH103)
iPad Teaching Circle
Appy Hour
Come and join us for bubbly "appiness" and sparkling cider. Learn about recording video on your iPad and then use Kaltura app to upload it to MyGateway.
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Wednesday, April 16
3:30-4:30 PM
Lucas Hall 589 (LH589)
Blended Learning Circle: Week 7
Blending for the Classroom
You need only attend either the Wednesday OR Friday meeting, not both.
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Friday, April 18
10:30-11:30 AM
Lucas Hall 589 (LH589)
Blended Learning Circle: Week 7
Blending for the Classroom
You need only attend either the Wednesday OR Friday meeting, not both.
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Thursday, April 24
2:00 – 3:30 PM
204 JCP Conference Center
Building a Bridge to Civic Engagement: Using Newspapers and other Resources for Service Learning in Your Classes | Faculty Colloquia
Members of the Service Learning Leadership team host an interactive discussion with panelists Nicole Rome (New York Times), Tabitha Underwood (Missouri Campus Compact) and Kathleen Nigro (English and Gender Studies) who suggest how faculty can contribute to meeting UMSL’s goals for civic engagement in upcoming classes by using resources from the New York Times, Missouri Campus Compact, and Civic Engagement Readers to develop Service-Learning projects.
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Friday, April 25
10:30-11:30 AM
213 Clark Hall (CH)
Preview MyVita
Interested in learning what will replace the FAS?  Preview MyVita, the customized name of the new Faculty 180 software that’s been selected to replace FAS across the UM System. At this open session Chris Weisbrook, UM Director of Academic Programs and project leader for implementing MyVita, will preview the software and explain how it will be adapted for use on the four UM Campuses.  Faculty and staff are welcome.
No registration is needed.


May


Saturday, May 17
8:30-12 Noon

Express Scripts Hall 104 (ESH104)
Part-time Faculty Orientation
UMSL hosts a campus orientation for new part-time faculty before each term begins. Orientations are designed to introduce (1) campus offices which support faculty and students; (2) supports for teaching and learning including integrating technology into courses; (3) strategies for observing policies and procedures related to academic honesty, student retention, respect, and safety.
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June


Friday, June 13
1:00-4:30 PM

Express Scripts Hall 104 (ESH104) 
Part-time Faculty Orientation
UMSL hosts a campus orientation for new part-time faculty before each term begins. Orientations are designed to introduce (1) campus offices which support faculty and students; (2) supports for teaching and learning including integrating technology into courses; (3) strategies for observing policies and procedures related to academic honesty, student retention, respect, and safety.
Register Now